Piney Run Park, opened in 1974, is Carroll County Maryland's oldest developed park. Surrounding a 300 acre lake, Piney Run has over 5 miles of hiking trails and 550 acres of fields, forests and open spaces.
The park offers numerous recreational activities including tennis courts, playgrounds, a climbing rock, picnic tables, park sponsored fishing tournaments and boat rentals.
The main entrance off of White Rock Road houses the Piney Run Nature Center, park office and six pavilions available for rent.
- Hours: Apr 1 - Oct 31: Daily, 7am - sunset; Nov 1 - Mar 31: Mon - Fri, 8am - 4pm; Sat - Sun, closed; Office hours: Mon - Fri, 9am - 3pm; Sat - Sun, closed
- Founding Date: 1974
- Parking: Paid lot
- Features: Benches, Boat dock, Grills, Picnic pavilions, Picnic tables, Playgrounds
- Services: Gift shop, Restrooms
- Permit requirements: Groups pavilions are available for reservation
- Area: 835 acres